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Posted - 09/06/2012 :  10:34:23 AM  Show Profile Send CJKnits1946 a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I'm excited to be a new member! I live in Port Townsend, WA, USA. I have been knitting for 48 yrs. When my husband, a Navy Seal, went to Vietnam in 1964, I went to live with his family and his dear mother taught me how to knit. It's been my only passion ever since.

My favorite yarn is alpaca and Quivit - both so soft and lovely to knit with. Life is too short to knit with harsh yarn!!

Chatty Knitter

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Posted - 09/06/2012 :  11:24:07 AM  Show Profile Send Rwats2 a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Wlecome to the group from the great state of La(Louisiana). I cannot wait to read your posts about all the projects and ideas that you have come up with during those 48 yrs. I am always wanting to hear about new ways to attempt a new project.

Rebecca + Amelia(Stinkerpaws)
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Seriously Hooked

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Posted - 09/06/2012 :  3:10:30 PM  Show Profile Send a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Welcome to the KF, CJKnits! U will soon find out that we r a fun & lively bunch! Looking forward to learning more about u here in the forums!


Keep on knitting!
The more, the merrier!
A balanced diet is a peanut butter cookie in each hand!
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Posted - 09/06/2012 :  4:19:35 PM  Show Profile  Send jaymeKnits a Yahoo! Message Send jaymeKnits a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Welcome to the group! I'm from Bremerton, WA originally and get homesick for the northwest frequently. I now live near the other Washington now.

Check out my patterns:
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Posted - 09/06/2012 :  5:09:12 PM  Show Profile Send jtamsn a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Welcome to the forums from Maine! Lots of knitting inspiration to be found here.
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Posted - 09/06/2012 :  8:16:23 PM  Show Profile Send eldergirl a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Hi CJ, and welcome to the KR Forums! I'm now in Baltimore, but I grew up in Seattle , and the Pacific Northwest is my soul country!

Tell us what you are knitting now!

I'm still on socks (winter is coming!)

Best wishes,


Life is beautiful.
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Seriously Hooked

783 Posts

Posted - 09/09/2012 :  07:13:29 AM  Show Profile Send Grand-moogi a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Hi, Welcome from Australia. Please keep coming back regularly and keep us posted.

I knit a hug into every stitch
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Chatty Knitter

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Posted - 09/14/2012 :  07:37:50 AM  Show Profile Send imamshua a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Welcome! As eldergirl said the Pacific Northwest is my soul country too, but I'm currently living in SoCal. I have so many memories of boating into Port Townsend and walking to a little yarn shop near the Port Hudson boat harbor. Twisted Ewe if I remember correctly. And staying in the Manresa Castle with my mother and the Victorian Home Tours. Taking my advanced diving certification at Fort Worden and running the Rhodedendron Run -- Wonderful memories.

Do you primarily knit sweaters, socks or a bit of everything? Perfect weather for wearing what you knit!


If you think you're too small to be effective you have never been in bed with a mosquito - Bette Reese
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